The Data School Blog

How to Create a Radar (Spider) Chart in Tableau

In a previous blog, I suggested three charts to analyze a conjoint analysis, with my last suggestion being a radar chart. Knowing that it was a simple chart to build in excel, I thought it must not be very difficult in Tableau. Unsurprisingly, there is content out...

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Reflective Blog – To The New Chapter

While the world turned upside-down by the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we ended our 4 months Data School training with a virtual graduation yesterday. Here are some thoughts I would like to share with those we are thinking about joining the data school or about to start...

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Reflecting on the Last 4 Months of Data School Training

Summary (if you're too lazy to read): In this reflective blog, I take you through the expectations and skills I had when I joined and the experience and skills I've gained Long story short, I came in with high expectations I had little understanding of Tableau when I...

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Reflections and Thoughts About The Data School

4 months later. 7 Clients projects completed. 2 external software certifications attained. 1 Christmas Party. 1 conference attended. Plus much more!    After spending a good part of the last 5 years living abroad, I had not considered ever undertaking a career in...

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5 Things I Learned About Leadership & Teamwork

Up till now, we had seven client-weeks and all went successful. Overall, we are a self-functioning team that shares the same goal, that is, to present something insightful and truthful to our clients. This makes it easy to manage a team of 8, however, it is not...

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Portraits in Tableau

For this blog, I will try to explain how to create a portrait in Tableau of whatever you want with the colours as they appear. It should be noted that this is purely an aesthetic thing to do in Tableau. List of Programmes needed: R Tableau Alteryx Notepad++ To begin...

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Dashboard Week – Day3 – Kickstart the Kickstarters

Today we have an interesting dataset for Dashboard week. The Kickstarter data from Kaggle. There are two datasets and everyone in the cohort all agreed that one of them is completer and more updated than the other, so we decided to only look at the former dataset. I...

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Dashboard Week – Day 2 – Piracy Around the World

The second day into the dashboard, we were given data from MSI(Maritime Safety Information). The data can be downloaded in different formats such as HTML and XML. HTML format comes with spatial columns however harder to parse compare with CSV. Lucky enough, the CSV...

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